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298 new coronavirus cases confirmed in Monroe County

Author: Terry M.

Rochester, N.Y. – Monroe County Department of Public Health officials reported 298 new COVID-19 tests in Monroe County Friday, bringing the seven-day rolling average to 244 new cases per day.

Officials say the seven-day rolling average positivity rate for Monroe County is 4.55%.

Monroe County now has 9,603 COVID-19 cases to date since March, with 1,096 coming over the last four days.

There were no new COVID-19 deaths in Monroe County reported Friday, leaving the to-date total at 309.

There are currently 157 people in the Finger Lakes region hospitalized with the virus, including 26 in the ICU.

Ages of the new cases are as follows:

5 Female under 10
5 Male under 10
30 Female 10-19
19 Male 10-19
25 Female in her 20s
42 Male in his 20s
25 Female in her 30s
19 Male in his 30s
15 Female in her 40s
16 Male in his 40s
22 Female in her 50s
23 Male in his 50s
1 Non-binary in 50s
15 Female in her 60s
15 Male in his 60s
4 Female in her 70s
6 Male in his 70s
2 Female in her 80s
4 Male in his 80s
2 Female in her 90s
3 Male in his 90s
Female 100+
Male 100+
Male, No Age Given
298 TOTAL NEW CASES